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remains in tripoli with sporadic fighting around the country. >>> apple's ceo steve jobs says he can no longer do the job and will resign. he has been the inspiration for the iphone and ipad. >>> we are following breaking news concerning a local man who was kid ndp that pakistan. we'll have the -- who was kidnapped in pakistan. we'll have the latest on him. >>> new >>> mike flannigan found dead. what authorities are saying about his death coming up next.  >>> oriole great mike flannigan was found dead yesterday on a trail outside his home in the cause of death is still pending etch played most of his 18 seasons in baltimore. -- he played most of his 18 seasons in baltimore. he won a world seery tight until 1983. >>> new pictures from aruba of a missing maryland woman. prosecutors there say these photos are the last known of robyn gardner taken just hours before she vanished. you can see her leaving the rum reef bar and grill with gary giordano. giordano told arube an investigators that gardner took sleeping pills earlier in the day and they drank vodka before going to the bar. wit
of the company, steve jobbs is quitting his job.  >> the man behind the iphone, the ipad and all things apple is stepping down. steve jobs is resigning as ceo of the tech giant saying he can no longer handle the job. the move appears to be the result of an unspecified medical condition for which he took an indefinite leave from his post in january. apple's chief operating officer tim cook has been named ceo. for more on what this means for apple and the impact steve jobs has had on the company, we're joined by the ceo of dasdak.com. thanks for coming in. you know, it's disappointing and heartbreaking. we know that steve jobs has had health problems and we look at a man like this who has literally changed this world. will apple in these tech circles that you'll run in, will apple be able to continue to run with the mantel here? >> we'll have to wait and see, but this news is very, very disappointing. if you think about the impact that steve jobs has had in our society, it's been absolutely immense. even if you've never bought an apple product, apple has had
is stepping down. up next, steve jobs leaving his post as ceo of apple. >>> what impact will that have on apple and its products. we'll hear from a high-tech insider coming up. stay with us.  >>> we take a look at the washington monday machine this morning. keep an eye on the bottom of your screen, we do have some school closings in the area. still a little aftereffect of the earthquake from a couple of days ago. we'll see what the effect is in the business world as the "wall street journal" reporting that sprint nextel will start selling the iphone in mid-okay. the wireless company will sell the new iphone 5 model due out soon and the current iphone 4 model. the hope that is the popular apple device will help slumping subscriber numbers. sprint stock jumped more than 10% on the news. not the case for apple stocks as the man behind all things happenle has reported he is stepping down. >> steve jobs is resigning as ceo announcing he can no longer handle the job. he has been on unspecified leave since january. job will stay on as board chairman. last night on the fox 5
on this tuesday morning. the date is august 16, 2011. i'm steve chenevey. >> i'm sarah simmons. i love to see the sunrise. glad to at least see the sun which hopefully we'll see more of later on today. >> i think we will see more today than we saw yesterday. we'll go with fatherly sunny skies for the day today. some clouds out there this morning. some clouds will be featured during the course of date today and can't rule out a shower. although i think for the most part, we'll be dry. don't worry too much about that. let's talk about temperatures. we'll talk about our temperature trend as we will continue to see our highs in the 80s. today, look for a high of about 85 degrees. our average high for this date, 87 degrees. tomorrow, 88. it will be warm, warm on thursday as well. currently, we are at 72 degrees. we just dropped off, 72 degrees now in the district. 07 in annapolis. 67 in baltimore and dulles airport. salisbury, maryland is at 68 degrees. there is rain to our north and by north i mean in pennsylvania and new york state. most of that should remain well to the north but, as you can se
. >>> the head of apple is stepping down. chief executive officer steve jobs is resigning from the company. he has been the inspiration for apple's iphone and ipad. he was on indefinitely leave since january for an unspecified medical condition. >>> we still have plenty ahead, your we are, traffic and all of your top stories. fox 5 morning news at 4:30 starts now. >>> good morning. while you were sleeping, another aftershock, the big of the one since tuesday's big quake. the u.s. geological survey confirm as a 4.5 magnitude aftershock just before 1:08 a.m. this is the fifth aftershock since the original quake. the damage from that historic quake will keep some kids home from school if a second day. thirty-two schools in prim county will be closed today. the school without walls in d.c. also closed. but both culpeper and spotsylvania counties are open for the first day of school. we put that list on myfoxdc.com. >>> now to our other big story this morning, hurricane irene battering the bahamas. it is a major category 3 storm. it slowed just a bit overnight but is expected to gain strength and
news. it is monday morning, august 15th, glad you're along with us this morning. i'm steve shanahan. >> and i'm alison moore. new this morning, a water-main break in upper marlboro has shut down the road in both directions between carol way and brentwood drive. wsoc crews on the scene trying to shut down the main. residents in were experiencing low water pressure. >>> and breaking news for rail riders to report, too. before we get to weather, water is causing trouble on the tracks. flooding near the braddock metro keeping trains from running between braddock road and the airport. right now shuttle buses are taking riders between the affected stations on the blue and yellow line. we understand hundreds of people in line at this moment at the braddock road station. >>> alison, great to have you back. now we're going to keep our distance. a little bit more of -- >> i'll this over there in a few minutes. >> i'll be waiting for you. >> welcome back, alison. hope you had a good vacation. returning to foggy conditions across portions of the area, lots of clouds and likely rainfall here and
happening all week long to celebrate the life of dr. king. today is d.c. day. good morning, i'm steve chenevey. >> i'm allison seymour. >>> irene is expected to become a major category 3 hurricane later today. by thursday it could become a category 4. the last hurricane to make landfall in the u.s. was ike which pounded texas in 2008. >>> that may happen later this weekend. as for today, it will be beautiful. >> glorious start. temperatures are falling back into the low 50s in many spots and sunshine expected for most of the day. low 80s for afternoon highs. let's get a look at the numbers. impressive stuff. some of the coolest temperatures in two months time here in downtown washington. 64 at reagan national. frederick 50 degrees. 55 in hagerstown. 56 in ocean city. great looking start. it should be a beautiful day today. a few clouds moving through from time to time but things should remain dry as high pressure continues to work on in here from the west. not much to show you. lots of clear skies and we are expecting plenty of sunshine today. the forecast for tuesday, mostly sunny sk
category 4 status later today. good morning. i'm steve chenevey. >> i'm alison seymour. while you were sleeping, another aftershock, the biggest one since tuesday. >> the u.s. geological survey confirms a 4.5 aftershock hit at 1:08 this morning, 7 miles south of mineral, virginia. the fifth aftershock officially since the original quake and largest so far. >> damage from tuesday's quake will keep some kids home from school for another day, a second day now. 32schools in prince george's county will be closed today. we have the list on our web site, myfoxdc.com. we will be showing them along the bottom of your screen throughout the hour. school without walls in the district is closed. in culpepper and spotsvainia schools open today. tucker, are you about to be super busy. >>> the after shock woke me up and i rolled over and went back to bed. whatever. let's talk local weather and we'll touch on irene in a couple of minutes. showers and thunderstorms to our north and west. let's go to the satellite and radar. very impressive. funnel system trying to work in. thunderstorm activity as close
't believe so. >> thanks for coming in. >> thank you. >> steve. >> the sinking market is driving down the cost of oil translating to lower prices at the pump. average national prices could be somewhere between $3.3.50 a gallon in the next few weeks in the area today an average for a gallon in dc, 3 .8 8-cents a gallon. >> the president will be in springfield announcing new fuel efficiency standards for work trucks, buses and other heavy duty vehicles it will save businesses in fuel costs it will take effect beginning with 2014 model years. >>> another big story this morning the first phase of the back transition begins today. >>> the long awaited move of defense workers, stirring up traffic concerns. stacy good morning. >> reporter: good morning this is always a busy place to be 200,000 folks commute up and down 395 every single day now with the addition of this large new building that will eventually be 6,000 extra commuters on that stretch of roadway that has been cause for concern the first wave of emily owes arrived for work today. -- employees
, steve williams, who he recently fired is now with aussy adam scott looking like a pretty good partnership. scott tied for the first after two rounds. this moved him to 11 under and ended a tie with then leader ishakawa. you can't draw this up much better, folks. he birdies, scott shoots 66 and is a leader at 12 under. >>> the mason semifinals, donald young taking on stefanik, young with his first winner, but stefanik just too much. he takes the first set 6-3. this is match point, and young, his return goes into the net. stefanik wins 6-3, 6-3. and he will go to the finals. >>> we need another break. coming up, my one-on-one with nose tackle gary cofield. stick around.  >> mls action, duane rosario and dc united hosting toronto fc. two goals last saturday at san jose. tonight, more of the same, 64th minute, united gets a 2-1 lead. 88th minute, toronto up 3-2. rosario on for the pk. he buries that, a hat trick for him and a draw for united. 3-3 is the final. >>> the mystics are taking on the new york liberty. ajerbahn and the liberty, 10 of 16 for
for being with us. steve, over to you. >> we will check with the fox video tape. two buys armed with an adult, it happened because a woman spanked her child and that's all coming up at 7:40. stay tuned. !z . >>> all right, here is the deal, you have only until today to feed your family and we are talking a $10 credit for a pizza, you can find a link on our home page. you can use that credit in any of their locations in the food truck or the stands around national park and again look for the link on www.myfoxdc.com. >>> in virginia, this means you will not have to pay the sales tax on school supplies and clothing. items like notebooks will be tax-free and loss as -- long as $20 or less and the tax holiday runs sunday. >> you pay a price down the road. but -- >> particularly we all get our electric bill in a couple of days. let's get to the numbers in reagan national 73 degrees right now. and generally refreshing temperatures overnight, salisbury 66, opening up for you nothing too extreme for you up to the north new york city is 71 and we are 68 in detroit. all in all it should
will stay with us for awhile should be nicer on this wednesday morning glad you are with us i am steve >> i am tony perkins in for alison it is a nice day. tucker barnes keeping his eyes on the forecast and tell us more about the weather ahead. >> yeah, you already saw in the live shot less has and humidity. that is really the bright spot it will be a nice day high temperatures back in the 90s. take humidity out of the equation in washington in august, should be a great looking day. conditions out there a few clouds flowing through mostly a sunny start should be a beautiful day a series of weak cold fronts will come through during the day. the first one will dry us out and the second one should cool us down later tonight and during the day tomorrow good looking forecast next couple days temperatures regan national, the warm spot, 77 degrees, dulles 68, fredericks burg, 70 and forecast for today, yeah, here is your planner should be a good one lots of sunshine we will go with warm, less humidity will feel better, highs by 4:00 p.m. low 90s. it will be dry so no need to bring an umbrella. >>
are with us i am steve >> i am alison seymour. tropical storm emily is baring down on haiti rain has already begun to fall in the southern part of that country the brunt of the storm is expected to hit later today the country still trying to recover from last year's mass save earthquake 600,000 people are living in tents and other flimsy built homes. >> let's check with tony for a look at what is happening here kind of messy. >> yeah, a muggy start to the day, misty conditions, fog out there this morning, so not the most pleasant morning we've seen today will be a better day though as the day progresses. let's look at what is happen being the current conditions being reported out there, satellite radar composite shows you -- it doesn't show you as much as what our live shot outside showed you the mist and fog and all of that, well, this can show you the precipitation we had last night is gone, pushed offshore. we were seeing showers a short time ago eastern maryland but that is about it. temperatures across the region right now in the district 77 degrees also 77 down in fredericks burg. balt
, thanks for being with us. i'm steve chenevey. >> i'm allison seymour. i was happy to hear it's going to warm up to 90 degrees. >> that makes you happy? >> yeah, because i feel like summer is still here. >> good morning, everybody. a warm one on tap for today. other than that, quiet weather conditions around the region. let's look at the current temperatures around the area. 73degrees now in the district. most elsewhere we're in the 60s. 66 in baltimore. 62 dulles airport. frederick, maryland, 61. here's a look at the satellite radar, you saw the live shot of the national cathedral. things look pretty good. few clouds, that's about it. mostly sunny skies this morning. it will be mostly sunny today. warm, sunny, high today about 90 degrees in town. we'll have more on the forecast coming up in a little bit. now let's get an update on traffic with lauren. >>> hey tony. bw parkway delays from 98 -- traveling 32 itself, we could take a live look heading westbound, approaching the ramp to northbound bw parkway. delays. a separate accident on the ramp,
and steve hayes from the weekly standard. let me take you behind the scenes. we had to pretape that interview with michelle bachmann and while it was running we found out big new campaign and that is tim pawlenty former governor of minnesota and a serious contender has decided to drop out of the campaign. he pent more than 45 days in iowa and hundred campaign appearances and finished a weak third in the iowa straw poll and in lesss than 12 hours he's out. bret, are you surprised? >> no, they put their eggs in the ames straw poll basket. because of apes, there was not enough fuel in the car to keep going down the road. i saw governor pawlenty huddled with his advisors. it was not a happy moment for them. i didn't want to go up and interrupt and ask them questions, but they came to the conclusion they couldn't go back to donors and say this is a reality. after that showing and he got fewer votes than sam brown bag now kansas governor did when he dropped out four and half years ago. it was a tough day for governor pawlenty. >> chairman strawn, pawlenty, we thought he had the big b
for waking up with fox 5 morning news. steve is taking a little break. i'm allison seymour. >> i'm tony perkins. that is a nice picture out there. i think the nicest one we've seep this early in the morning over the last couple of days. tucker barnes is here to tell us more about the weather. >> comfortable temperatures. we are back generally in the 60s. low 70s here in washington. a nice friday. we'll do a little bit of cloud cover but later this afternoon, more sunshine and we should be dry today. let's get to it. satellite-radar, speaking of dry, not completely dry out to the west. got a few light sprinkles. not even sure these are touching the ground. my be a few sprinkles if are watching out towards front royal, out towards winchester. here in wash, just a mix of sun and clouds to start your morning. it will be a partly sunny day today and we should be dry. i think it will be a decent afternoon for us. let's switch gears and do some temperatures. lots of 60s out there. comfortable temperatures in baltimore, 67. 66 in frederick. 73 in fredericksburg. 63 in ocean city. that's nice. p
, august 2nd. we are taking a look at the dome this morning. straight up 5:00. i'm steve chenevey. >> i'm sarah simmons. welcome to fox 5 morning news. let's say hello to tony perkins to go the latest on our weather today and it will be a warm one but shouldn't feel as bad as it has. >> no, actually, a few degrees cooler, relative terms than it was yesterday when we got up to 100 degrees and not quite as humid. it will still be hot but we have to grab onto whatever we k your current temperatures this morning, 75 degrees. relative humidity is at 73%. we'll have more humidity in the morning than we will in the affect. your wind are -- your wind are out of the southwest at eight -- your winds are out of the southwest at eight miles per hour. last night, as expected, we had the thunderstorms come through. some areas of heavy rain, thunder, heightening. all of that has pushed offshore now. we do have some clouds out there but generally speaking, we'll see clearing conditions and plenty of sunshine across the region for today. so the forecast for today looks like this. hot, not quite as humi
. >> i'm steve chenevey. >> i'm sarah simmons. let's say good morning to tony perkins with the latest on the weather for us. it was definitely a drencher yesterday. >> yeah, depending on where you were, it certainly was yesterday afternoon and yesterday evening. that rain has moved out. we could see more rain develop here across the region later on today so you want to be aware of that. take the umbrella with you. let's check the current airport temperatures. steve is right, a little bit cooler behind the rainfall. temperatures in the 60s this morning. 69 at reagan national. 67 at dulles. because of the rain, there is a coastal flood advisory in effect for much of the region, all the counties you see this in blue. but what you want to be aware of is that coastal flood advisory in effect until noon for the tidal potomac and for the we were shore of the chesapeake bay with the winds blowing and the possibility of some more precipitation we could see highs about a foot higher than normal. here is a look at the latest satellite-radar. nothing happeni
. good morning. >> good morning, allison, good morning, steve. >> reporter: this gridlock is expected to impact western maryland for the early morning rush hour all the way into the evening and afternoon rush hour here in northern virginia. army-navy drive here around pentagon city will be shut down around 9:30 to prepare for this event. the traffic is expected to be so bad that the federal government has strongly urged workers to either telecommute or take leave today. the ride marks the anniversary of 9/11 leaving haggerstown, maryland, around 1:00 this afternoon. the bikers will then head u.s. 15 with rolling closures along the way. the duls tollway, duls toll road will be shut down. the bikers head to new york. closures will affect drivers on 395 north, 295, pennsylvania avenue, b w parkway and 95 northbound. the ride each year commemorates the 9/11 anniversary. with the 10th anniversary this year, the number of bikers is expected to more than quadruple to 1800. them' leave maryland around 10:00, head to virginia with a caravan 150 miles long. the ride started near shanksville, pe
is steve. steve swab with the washington national cathedral. what can you tell me about that work being done to ensure everyone will be safe? >> we have done our first initial walk-through with structural engineers from the first check, we haven't found any apparent signs of significant structural damage. again, it's just the first check and it was a visual check and we're aware of significant external damage to the stone of the coo ahead real -- cathedral and we're assessing the finer details of that as we speak. >> steve swab -- hang with me for just a second. it will be tough to show on the, but some of your other staffers showed us some surf tours in some of the pen kills -- curvatures in the pinnacles here. a delicate situation here, i would imagine. >> the cathedral is an ole structure and some of the finer points are at the timed and that is a matter of assessing where the structure was before the earthquake today and where that is right now. the pros are in there as we spoke. >> no one was hurt and no stain glass damage? >> yeah, the big guy was watching the stain glass today.
for our croup. steve hays and mara liasson and dana perino and juan williams. and steve, we have had other candidates surge to the lead briefly. there was 14 hours when donald trump was the front runner for the nomination. what do you make of rick perry's surge and does he have at ing power . >> it is fascinating because he has at ing power. donald trump shared his opinions and on talk shows, but captured the interest of republican vores who are looking for machine to take on president obama in an aggressive way. but unlike donald trump rick perry has a record and governor for 10 years and a world view that is more coherent than donald trump and i think he will likely have a lot of money so this is a guy with a fair amount of staying power. >> chris: mitt romney up to the point has been able to lead the race without engaging the candidates and sometimes by double digits and now perry king a clear lead does romney have to change that and go after perry. >> yes, i think he has to. keep your focus on president obama and don't worry about the ones running against you. he's not the front runner
you for being with us. i'm steve chenevey jack kemp -- i'm steve chenevey. >> i'm sarah simmons. >> let's check in with tony perkins this morning. >> i'm ready this morning. no flies in the air. >> your arms are prepared. five and a half hours. >> listen. some rain on the way. we'll see some rain showers move through here this morning and perhaps later on today as well. let's star with hd radar. not raining right here right now. it will be a couple of hours before that happens. but our viewers out to the west in portions of western maryland, west virginia, you are getting some rain and even some thunderstorm activity. some of that is beginning to move into front royal, hagerstown getting some showers. the panhandle of west virginia, some thunderstorms there. all of this is pushing southward, south and east so it will be coming through our area during these morning hours. right now, you are fine. but some more rain -- not more rain, some rain moving in. let's take a look at the temperatures. it is unusually warm right now at reagan national, 85 degrees. just holding on to the war
but his caddy steve williams won the headlines. williams was fired last month by tiger woods after a 12 year partnership and the two were on the course the first time since tiger entered the day at 1-over par, his third shot on the par 5 16th looking good the ball ending right near the cup. wee birdie that and get another bird on 7 -- he would birdie that and get another bird on 7 twine teen and finishes 1-over -- 17 and finishes 1-over. scott led the pack after 54 holes and still leading on no. 12, chott with a chip shot in the -- scott with a chip shot in the cup it goes. he also shoots a bogey free 5- under 65 to finish at 17-under, his 18th career win and moved him back into the top 10 in the world ranking. >>> the legg mason finals in d.c. unseated radek step neck taking on the top -- radek stepanek taking on the top seed gael monfils. the 24-year-old monfils gets quite a workout there the frenchman running all over the place. stepanek wins the match 6-4, 6- 4, his fifth title since winning two in 2009. he celebrates doing a really good version of
'm steve chenevey. >> i'm tony perkins. that rain yesterday was intense. it was coming down so hard, i'm walking around my house, checking making sure i'm not getting any leak coming through the ceiling. >> torrential in spots. let's get right to the maps. i can show you how hard the rain fell across parts of the area. these are rain totals. not putting numbers on these. the heaviest rain was just west of washington. where you see the darker yellows and reds, that is indicating close to 2 inches of rain. you can see a good portion of area got a nice, heavy dose of rain yesterday. most the area got at least something. that is a little unusual when we are forecasting scattered thunderstorms to see most of the area getting rain. we'll do aall over again today. right now, a lot of moisture. there could be fog in a few spots. later this afternoon, open up the map for you in west virginia. we have new thunderstorms developing. we will have the possible of afternoon showers and thunderstorms in your afternoon forecast. 89 in washington. 85 in front royal. >> thank you. >>> let's check some la
. i'm steve chenevey. >> i'm sarah simmons. let's say good morning to tony perkins. he is in now with the weather. a little windy out there today. >> yes, we expect it to pick up this afternoon. things are quiet this morning. nothing in the way of any precipitation around our area. can't rule out a stray shower, maybe a thunderstorm later on today. only about a 20% chance of showers really. most of you have will remain dry but we do want to mention it because it may pop up later on. right now, current conditions being respected at reagan national airport, we are seeing our temperature in town at 72 degrees. 71% relative humidity, winds are out of the northwest at nine miles per hour. here is a look at the temperatures across the region. a lot of folks in the 60s. 69-degree in annapolis. we have 68 degrees in gaithersburg. 67 in quantico. becoming windy later on with winds gusting up to about 25 miles per hour. passing showers possible. good am of sunshine. 85degrees for your high today. we'll have more detail on the forecast coming up in j
the economy from decay. steve israel sees it differently. he says quote until this group of road block republicans force speaker boehner to walk away from a deal america never came to the brink of a default and never experienced a down grade. the down grade is a direct result of the road block republicans. the congressional debt committee was assigned a task of recommending new cuts. >>> right now, the news edge is everywhere at 11:00. the us military suffers its single biggest loss since the start of the war in afghanistan 10 years ago. a nato helicopter was shot down killing 30 americans. 20 of them were members of the navy seal six team the unit that took out osama bin laden in may. the taliban says it shut down the helicopter using rocket fire. >>> albert gray was released from a military prison today. charles granner served more than six and-a-half years of his 10-year term and will be under the supervision of a probation officer until 2014. the army isn't releasing any information about his whereabouts. >>> check out this video from london. two police cars go up in flames in a cr
there. >> feels great out there. >> i'm steve chenevey. >> i'm sarah simmons. welcome to fox 5 morning news. lets a say good morning to tucker barnes now. he has the latest on our weather and the return to the 80s. >> stuck in the 80s. not only today but right new the weekend i think temperatures will hold out in the 80s. off to a comfortable, not just here in washington. much of the mid-thick is doing great. here in washington, this is one of warmer spots at 72. most of the area is in the 60s, even some 50s not too far away. there you go. you can see we have 52 in detroit. 54 in columbus. new york city, 68 at this hour. nice-hooking start to our day. i have nothing to show you. -- nice-looking start to the day. if you are lucky enough it be able to get a day off of work, enjoy. it will be a nice one today. off to the north and west, high pressure and that will be working through the course of our friday. lots of sunshine. another beautiful afternoon. this map will not change. 87 your daytime high. winds out of the north and west. >> it keeps wanting to cool off. >> effect does includi
: good morning, steve and allison. yeah, we always talk about the qbs in this town and we always will. that's just a fact of this town, it's going to happen. yeah, there is a good, good brewing battle at wide receiver. we know about santana moss, of course, he's the number one guy. they traded for jabar gabany they like it opposite moss. but one guy who looks like he's ready to break out and have a huge year, anthony armstrong, aaa. you find out about that extra a right now. friday night, what a start for the offense. how good was that? that had to feel good to get out there and do it again. >> it felt great, you know, just to run so smoothly, i think we were extremely effective and rex is very efficient with the offense, he was 8-lech at one point -- 8-11 at one point, no sacks. >> you guys threw the ball 24 times in the first half, are you surprised about that? >> no, i wasn't surprised. kyle likes to put it in the air and if tim is going to run like he was, it's going to make it a whole lot easier for everybody. >> reporter: we've bee
cam. it is august 1st, 2011 thanks for being with us i am steve. >> i am alison. it is like the summer is just gone. >> how did you like july? hot enough for you? >> yeah. >> tony can back that up. >> yeah, hot july hot start in august, july officially the hottest month on record for washington dc, if you were here for the month you know that could be the case we will talk about that later on we are getting off to a warm start your satellite radar, we have quiet conditions across the region a little bit of haze as you saw from our live shot other than that skies are clear a lot of sunshine clouds will come through later associated with a couple showers and thunderstorms that will pop up here and there most of you won't get that activity current temperature 75 degrees, in the nations capitol, baltimore 72 degrees, dulles, 70, fredericks burg, 72 and frederick maryland 64 degrees. mostly sunny, hot, highs again above normal upper 90s a stray thunderstorm this afternoon or evening that is a look at what is happening. now an update on traffic. >> all right tony a lot is happening on the ro
steve good morning. >> thank you so much coming up fox 5 morning news. >> we all want to welcome back congress woman giffords here. [ applause ] >>> an historic moment of great emotion cuts through weeks of partisan bickering as gabrielle giffords stuns her colleagues with a return to the house chamber to cast her vote on the debt limit bill. >> just hours from what may be a final vote in the senate if it passes the president will place his signature on the measure allowing out the go forward and avoid a default. we will talk with jonathan edwards, fox 5 morning news at 7 starts now. >>> take a lookout side, at our tower cam high over wisconsin avenue northwest washington tuesday morning, august 2nd. 2011. good morning glad you are with us, i am steve. >> i am alison seymour. let's see what the weather will be doing we check with tony good morning. >> good morning to you and everybody, we have got for you another hot day on tap today, it won't be as hot yesterday, believe it or not it got up to 100 degrees at regan national airport. saw storms come through too, quiet this morning
notice. thank you for being with us. good morning, i'm steve and i'm allison seymour. >>> the shake has long since stopped since yesterday's 5.8 magnitude quake but the i impact is still being felt there was an after shock measuring 3.4 centered near the epicenter of the original quake in mineral, virginia. >> there is an impact on schools today. d.c. city schools closed today. they will check the buildings for structural damages and prince george's county schools are closed. in virginia culpepper, and orange county schools are all closed today. and fairfax county bull run elementary is closed. >>> the federal government is open, though unscheduled leave and telework is available today. the following government buildings are closed. department of health and human services, the department of labor, francis perkins building, national building museum is also closed. >>> also on the list of federal buildings closed today the national endowment for the arts at the old post office. department of agriculture, agriculture south and department of homeland security offices, the dhs offices on neb
winchester, 63 dulles. light northerly wind no shortage of sunshine. back to you steve. >> let's update the morning commute mta announcing all modes of transportation working today. light rail passengers should plan for delays because of storm damage the penn line will operate a limited service schedule metro trains, buses intercounty buses will operate on regular county schedules, julie. >>> all right steve let's say good morning to the crew in sky fox in southern maryland checking out your drive along water street. part of it is still under water a portion remains blocked off in each direction as you travel between maine and pennsylvania, this is out near the courthouse live from this location all morning long. we were told everything was open but that is not the case we can see from holly's live shot that the road remains closed because of standing water they are trying to pump out. unfortunately water street remains closed. >>> back inside and update the ride elsewhere. travelling southbound 270 your lanes are open no incidents to report coming out of german town first day of school
at the national cathedral this morning. it's friday morning, august 12, 2011. i'm steve chenevey. >> i'm tony perkins in for allison. a fine start to the day as far as weather goes. >> comfortable. >> tucker barnes joins us now with a look at the day ahead. >> it's friday, don't forget that. >> yes. >> good combination. beautiful weather and friday. let's get to the numbers and comfortable conditions across the region. 70 now reagan national. that's one of our coolest temperatures so far this month. 65 at dulles. 59 winchester. 55 this morning in frederick. ocean city 59 degrees. a great looking start. should be plenty of sunshine today. another mostly sunny day today and again, temperatures are going to be hanging out later this afternoon in the mid- to upper 80s. i don't have much to show you because not much on the map. quiet conditions to ohio and michigan. high pressure to our west will be moving overhead today. dry today. changes for the weekend. i'll show you that in just a minute. sunshine today. another beautiful afternoon. 8# 7 your daytime high. more details on the forecast in just
morning, august 3rd, glad you are with us i am steve >> i am alison seymour. >> yeah, felt cooler this morning don't know if that was my imagination. >> it will not be as hot today. >> tony perkens. >> actually a little warmer but humidity lower see what a big impact that has. >> yes. >> we have rain showers across portions of the area, hd radar they are getting closer to washington dc itself, starting to move inside the belt way a little spot of heavy rain, we are keeping our eyes on this throughout the course of the day as we continue to see periods of rain we have had some severe thunderstorms -- well, we had a severe thunderstorm warning for areas out to the west of the district for areas brought down big picture satellite radar you can see the movement of the system as it comes through the mid- atlantic region. mostly cloudy, with those rain showers popping up here and there. right now 84 degrees regan national, check that humidity, 56% winds out of the west 3 miles per hour. lots of clouds rain showers popping up here and there during the morning and afternoon and evening st
the washington, d.c. area. it is august 30th, 2011. glad you're with us. i'm steve chenevey. >> i'm sarah simmons. welcome to fox 5 morning news. before we check in on weather, there are still school closings to talk about this morning. >> we'll start in maryland. anne arundel, calvert and st. mary's county schools are closed today. d.c. schools are open today. however, students and staff from the school without walls should report to eastern high school. all of the closings at the top of your screen and on myfoxdc.com. >> we want to welcome back tucker barnes to the mix here of a long weekend in ocean city. >> a little tired, all cleaned up and ready to go. >> what is going on out there? >> the forecast couldn't be better. we have a lot of sunshine expected for the next couple of days. high temperatures in the low to mid-80s. a few degrees below where we should be this time of year. >> even better. >> kind of like a little fall- like pattern. let's get started. we'll show you the satellite- radar. this is an easy forecast. we have a few clouds off to the east out to the beaches. the lower easter
today. thank you for waking up with fox 5 morning news. i'm steve chenevey. >> i'm sarah simmons. let's say good morning to tony perkins. news of a warm day out there. very summery day. >> it is august and it will feel like it it wells in the upper 80s to around -- will feel like it with temperatures in the upper volunteer to around 90. i want to tell you about some rain shower that we've seen in northeastern portions of maryland. we'll keep our eyes open because this could change through the morning and through the day. some of this has been heavy rain up around the aberdeen area and pushing into pennsylvania, philadelphia getting some rainfall and maybe even some lightning up there too. currently, it is 74 degrees at reagan national airport. the humidity is at 73 entrepreneur. the winds are -- the huge is at 73%. the winds are out of the south at nine miles per hour. we cannot rule out some thunderstorms and showers popping up here and there through the day. there are your temperatures. we'll have more on all of that coming up in just a little bit. >> thank you. >>> let's check in
news this morning. i'm steve chenevey. >> i'm sarah simmons. let's say good morning to tucker barnes. it is a beautiful shot out there. you saw the sun coming up. usually, you think it's going to be so hot. >> not today. >> i'll start dancing. >> what a treat. >> i promise i won't do that. a few cloud strolling through. had a few showers off not north and west up towards hagerstown. this is the leading edge of trier air. the cooler air will arrive later today. we'll fall back into the 60s area-wide even here in washington. we may touch the 60s i suspect for the first time this month. i'll double-check that. >> how does that forecast sound to you? >> i like it. might actually get a run in. not too bad. >> let's start out first where we had that earlier crash. lanes are open outer loop at new hampshire avenue. i'm not sure if we've made contact with sky fox or not. can we take the picture. they are supposed to be over the b. with that parkway headed southbound near 410. back out to the west, traveling along 66, lanes are open but the pace is slowing leaving business 234. we've also got
and on the thermometer. it is a very comfortable friday morning. glad you're waking up with fox 5 morning news. i'm steve chenevey. >> i'm sarah simmons. tucker, i'm walking on sunshine today. >> very clever. >> we'll be walking on sunshine later today. >> okay. let's get right to the satellite-radar. you saw the live shot. just a few clouds across the region. going to be another beautiful day. yes, plenty of sunshine expected. just a few passing clouds and we get iling shower and thunderstorm activity well to our south there south of richmond. that is about it. high pressure is moving on through and this will be a great looking friday. august summertime friday. great combination. 71 at reagan national. check out frederick, 55 degrees. there are some cool temperatures out there. ocean city, 60 this morning. the cool air here to stay for the time being. highs later this afternoon in the mid- to upper 70s. it will be comfortable out there. we'll go 87 in washington. 88, 89 down towards fredericksburg. another great looking day. >>> before we talk with julie wright, we want to talk about some breaking news
of that fair food. a whole lot of fun here. we'll get more from steve and talk about how you can be frugal at the fair. not even one dollar? >> not even one dollar. okay, one dollar. >>> first, here's a look at our trivia question. how many pieces does each player have when starting a game of backgammon? the answer is coming up in a little bit. keep it right here. we'll be right back. it's 9:21. q spots again. detergent alone doesn't fully dry your dishes. it leaves spots and residue behind. add finish jet-dry and they dry two times better. and they're shiny. that is shiny. >>> in london police are rounding up rioters, they are raiding homes to arrest suspects using facial recognition software and closed circuit cameras. meanwhile, there are calls in parliament to clamp down on social media web sites. the rioters organized flash mobs using facebook, twitter and blackberry. it's prompted some in parliament to call for a ban of social media. one expert says that's a bad idea. >> technology is value neutral. it's not good or bad. it's what you do with it. it's all about the peop
nice-looking skies on a tuesday morning. i'm steve chenevey. >> i'm sarah simmons. thank you for waking up with us. let's check in with tucker barnes right now and you know, you said it is hot out there. we know it is august but it looks like at the end of the week, maybe it will be less like august. >> you got that right. wait until you see the five-day forecast. we have to get there first. today, the possible some of rain showers and thunderstorms. more heat and more humidity. that is always in the mix. >> are we good on rain yet? >> no, no, no, we still immediate more rain. here is the problem. part of the area will get 3 inches and five miles away, you're for the getting anything. we'll see the possibility of rain showers in the forecast today. okay, maybe we won't go to the radar. maybe i'll just tell you what is going to happen as we get into the affect hours. there you go. decent chance of some rain showers. mix of sun and clouds but probably more clouds this afternoon than sunshine. there is your hd radar. we'll see how well the showers hold together. that is a warm front p a co
some moisture in the air. it is 6:00 on a thursday morning. it is august 4th. i'm steve chenevey. >> i'm sarah simmons. let's say hello to tony perkins this morning. >> you want some fog and mist, you got it. it will be a problem during the early-morning hours. it is a humid start to the day so there is a lot of moisture in the air following the rain showers we had yesterday and last night. let's take a look at the satellite-radar. now, satellite-radar images do not capture fog or mist. you don't really see it there. it does show you where there is still some lingering precipitation and that is primarily in eastern maryland and across the chesapeake bay pushing into delaware now. we're pretty much done with the rain here. might another brief shower pop up? it cpart, we are done with the rain. we do have the mist out there and that has got to work itself out during the next few hours. temperatures across the region, about where you would expect them to be, primarily in the 70s, some 60s. 76degrees in the district. 76 at dulles air -- airport and 75 in ball. misty conditions this mornin
with fox 5 morning news. i'm sarah simmons. >> i'm steve chenevey. glad to have you with us. some perkins slide on in with a look at our forecast. >> instead of talking about temperatures, we'll start with our hd radar image so we can show you some of the precipitation moving through portions of the viewing area this morning. some of you off to the east are going what precipitation? it is all out to the west right now. some areas of rain, even some areas of thunderstorm activity out to the west of d.c. you can see the flashes there. you can see appear area of heavy rain really north and west of manassas and out towards front royal, came through front royal already. not much happening inside the beltway but before too long, i think we'll see a few showers move new here as well. so take the umbrella with you this morning. you may need it. you may need it later ontoday as well. current temperatures around the region. 84degrees at reagan national airport. 77 at dulles appear bw incident marshall is at 79 degrees. here what is we're looking for for
'm steve chenevey. tony perkins is here with a look at our forecast. >> going to warm up. a nice day warm day but a pretty day across the area. let's take a look at the current temperatures around the region as we say good morning to everybody. temperatures in the 60s and 70s. in the district, we are in the low 70s. 73degrees right now. ocean city, maryland, 65 degrees. in fredericksburg, it is 66 degrees at this hour. look at the satellite-radar. not much to see. a couple of clouds out there according to the folks at reagan nat -- reagan national airport. lots of sunshine for the day today. the forecast for today looks like this. mostly sunny, a warm afternoon. temperature above normal 90- degree for your high today. more details on the forecast coming up in a little bit. stay with us for that. >> thank you. >>> let's check in with lauren with a look at traffic. >> good morning. we do have an accident reported in maryland, 70 westbound after route 75 in new market. watch for that. sky fox also flying over the scene of a wreck on the beltway.
this is the last day of august, 2011, the 31st. i'm steve chenevey. >> i'm sarah simmons. >> all of the schools in calvert and st. mary's county are still closed today. prince george's county schools are open. there are just four schools there without power. they are glenarden woods elementary, heather hills elementary, rock ledge elementary and tall oaks vocational high school. officials say they will make a status decision about those schools before 6:00 this morning. >>> howard county with just one school without power. it is appleton elementary. anne arundel has 15 schools that will stay closed. that list is on our web site. >>> over 2,000 pepco customers are still in the dark. bge has 57,000 still without power in knife local counties. in southern maryland more than 17,000 customers are still without electricity. some bge customers tell us they are fed up. >> my message for bge is figure it out. >> get your act together, big final. >> my message to bge is can you please turn my power back o i miss the internet. >> help us pay fo
. i'm steve chenevey. >> i'm sarah simmons. welcome to fox 5 morning news. let's say good morning to tucker barnes. he has the latest on another warm one in the d.c. area this morning. >> good morning. yes, hazy, hot and humid conditions expected. back in the 90s. what's going on, steve? >> same old, same old. >> more clouds to talk about in the forecast and an increasing possibility of showers and thunderstorms particularly this afternoon. we have a combination of a warm front and a cold front that will be coming through. neither are really going to cool us down a whole lot but at least they'll set the stage for nicer weather that will get in here later this week. there you go. rain showers right now into western maryland. you drop see any flashes of lightning. certainly possible later this afternoon as that moves on through we could get some lightning around here and some thunderstorms. be ready for that. temperature, reagan national, 80. >> already right now. >> this is our -- this is as cool as it's gotten. >> yeah. >> 73 at dulles. forecast for today, so the huge return, the
't even holding on a little bit. it's good to see. >> maybe five mile per hour winds. allison and steve, before i go i want to give you some advice. >> yes? >> if you ever go to one of the sporting goods stores and they tell you you're looking for weather clothes, something to protect you from the elements and they say it will protect you in a hurricane? >> yes. >> my advice is don't take that advice because nothing will protect you in a hurricane. i've been soaking wet since 6:00 yesterday morning. so i'm not sure anything will actually protect you from 75- mile per hour winds and driving rain. >> it's been almost 36 hours you've been there. best and worst experiences you've had? >> best experience working with my crew. they've been fantastic. everybody here, the emergency officials worked with us, of course being in the form store me as a meterologist just fascinating. it was really an incredible experience so all that was great. probably the worst experience, the lack of sleep. i've only had about two hours sleep in two days so i'm getting a little tired. you can probably hear it in
at this to upper amount. no problem for 44-year-old steve stricker, converted seven bogeys tying the course record. steve is 7-under the leader by two. u.s. open champ is rory mcilroy. on three hits a root on the follow-through, club goes flying, immediately favors his right wrist. he hurt some tendons and gutted it out, finished even par. he'll see tomorrow if he can go, but meanwhile tiger on his disasterous 77. >> it doesn't move, it moves about a yard or two. i'm used to having it cut a lot more than that and my draw used to move a lot more than that. so it's hard fme right now to aim at closer to flags or closer to where i want the ball to end up. i thought i was beyond that. >> evidently not. >>> this afternoon nats and cubs top of the 7th michael morse gets drilled in the left elbow and he's in pain, taken to the hospital for x-rays, fortunately just a bruised elbow. 1-1 until jordan zimmerman surrendered back to back home runs. this is the second to carlos pena to give the cubs a 4-1 advantage. now to the top of the 9th, nats with the basis loaded trailing 4-3, a strikeout on a checked swi
nothing about it. >> university of miami is a brand. >> reporter: dr. steve mcdaniel is a professor of sports and entertainment marketing. he has a background in crisis management and has consulted with universities in situations like this. >> the ncaa doesn't have a rule book to say, okay, if you commit this offense this is the standard punishment. so, that is going to be an interesting thing to look at here, too, if these allegations are indeed true. >> reporter: dr. mcdaniel says the ncaa is trying to take a tougher stance on corruption. could they offer the same fate as smu in the '80s and be given what is considered the death penalty. that's when the ncaa banned a program for competing in a sport for a period of time. >> i don't think it would be as severe as the death penalty. i think they saw what happened as a result of that at smu in the '80s and the repercussions, the lasting repercussions of something lasting like that to the school and to the athletes and to trying to rebuild a program. >> now, in a statement, ncaa president says if the
there on the wilson bridge this morning. glad you're with us. good morning. i'm steve chenevey. >> i'm sarah simmons. welcome to fox 5 morning news. let's say good morning to tony perkins. he has the latest for us on our weather. >> we've been talking about 80s, 80s. today, we'll probably hit 90s. the 90s return for one day at least. we'll see warmer conditions across the area. aside from that, a nice day and a quiet day as well. let's take a look at the current temperatures around the region. right now in the district, we remain in the 70s. it is 74 degrees in washington. 64-degree out at dulles. in winchester, it is 63 degrees at this hour. -- 64 degrees out at dulles. a couple of sprinkles to the east of the city around bowie, that area, but they have disappeared. it was just some brief sprinkles there. nothing else going on. maybe some fog might develop to our north and west. other than that, mostly clear skies and we'll see lots of sunshine today. the forecast look like this. sunny today, warmer. high in town about 90 degrees. elsewhere, we'll see highs in the upper 80s. so temperatures a littl
to the special edition of fox 5 news. i'm steve chenevey. >>> i'm allison seymour. hurricane irene bringing heavy rain and 80 mile an hour wind in north carolina. we'll start seeing rain early this morning or early afternoon. one of the big concerns in the washington area, power outages. already dominion power is reporting more than 33,000 outages, most in southeast virginia and north carolina. >>> we're going to check with gwen who joins us with the latest on the storm. >> causing an awful lot of problems for people along that area. this is just the beginning of what's going to happen after this storm pushes its way up the mid-atlantic. we'll show you this storm. it is pushing its way in on to land. it's now 60 miles southwest of cape hatteras. water levels expected to rise as much as 9 to 5 feet above ground level. there are hurricane warnings in this area of course and all along the coast. storm surge, some 4 to # feet above ground level from north carolina all the way to virginia boarder, including the chesapeake bay area. 6 to 10 inches of rainfall in this storm surge right here. in some are
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